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to provide support for or relief to; help: to aid the homeless victims of the fire. to promote the progress or accomplishment of; facilitate. to give help or assistance. help or support; assistance. a person or thing that aids or furnishes assistance; helper; auxiliary. aids, Manège. Also called natural aids. the means by which a […]
. a subordinate military or naval officer acting as a confidential assistant to a superior, usually to a general officer or admiral. Historical Examples Early in May Washington was made an aid-de-camp to the general. History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia Charles Campbell “Place him in a chair, then,” said the aid-de-camp, […]
- Aid climbing
noun (mountaineering) climbing that employs mechanical devices (aids) to accomplish difficult manoeuvres (artificial moves) Also called peg climbing, pegging, artificial climbing
a military medical corpsman trained to provide initial emergency treatment.